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Brocade fragment

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Ground: originally pinkish orange satin (worn so that cream colored silk warp and weft visible). Design: symmetrically arranged flowers, foliage and castles, woven (broché) with worn gold thread (tarnished metal wound on yellow silk), blue pink and cream colored silk, foliage woven with green...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

Probably Spanish, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 43.8 cm (17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.467

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles